K-pop sensation BTS has smashed the one-day record with “Dynamite” for the most-viewed YouTube music video, strengthening the band’s worldwide attain as they retain to make waves withinside the worldwide music scene.
The K-pop group recorded more than 101 million views within 24 hours of the release of the video on the video streaming platform Friday, according to Google’s Alphabet Inc.—which owns YouTube — on Monday.
The song “Dynamite” has broken several records
Along with the record for most views in the debut 24 hours, it also appears that BTS has made history with the new single Dynamite with a record-breaking 10 million views in just 20 minutes over the music video. The video had acquired 20 million perspectives inside forty minutes.
BTS, Dynamite was posted to YouTube music videos and, within 7.5 hours, the video had over 86.4 million views. That surpasses the previous record, set by fellow K-Pop band Blackpink, whose song How You Like That racked up 86.3 million views in 24 hours in June.
Despite initial claims that in the first 24 hours after its release on August 21, the video received a staggering 98.3 million views, several sources have now reported that “Dynamite” has now broken the record with 101.1 million views.
The group’s first album, in English, surpassed the worldwide trends list on YouTube within 12 hours of release. The film has appeared to become the most-watched (premium) YouTube Premium film with 3 million viewers at the same time.
BTS album Dynamite has about 148 million views, and as of yet, it got 13 million likes with over 5 million views in the video too.
“Dynamite” is the group’s first full recorded single in English and it’s an energetic disco-pop track with funk and soul elements influenced by the ’80s.
The group has described their new song as being made up of positive vibes, energy, hope, love, purity, everything and gives a message of confidence and happiness.
- Also known as the Bangtan Boys, it is a seven-member South Korean boy band that began forming in 2010 and debuted in 2013.
- Initially, a hip hop group, their style of music has grown to include a wide variety of genres.
- Their lyrics, often based on personal and social commentaries, concentrate on mental health issues, school-age youth illnesses, grief, the path to love oneself, and individualism.
- Their work contains references to literature and psychological concepts and an alternate plot for the universe. The group has done many tours around the world.
- Along with the group’s multiple achievements in the music industry, as of 2019, BTS is currently worth more than $4.65 billion annually to the economy of South Korea or point three percent of the country’s GDP.
- BTS attracted one out of each thirteen global vacationers traveling South Korea and turned into stated as one of the key acts boosting the international income of track to $19 billion in 2018.
BTS’s last album is the best selling one of 2020 worldwide. It reached the threshold immediately upon release in February, selling a record 4.02 million preorders worldwide. Since some of the certifications on the album are several months old, their actual sales are probably much higher than recorded. It does not appear, that BTS will quickly lose its grip on the global music industry.
The rise of the K-POP phenomenon
K-pop has become a truly global sensation thanks to its distinctive mix of infectious melodies, sleek choreography and production standards, and an endless procession of glamorous South Korean performers who spend years learning to sing and dance in synchronous perfection in grueling studio systems.
The incremental development indicates that one of the reasons K-pop has been able to make foreign inroads in recent years is because, by utilizing new themes and subtle subtexts, it has been able to work against its own traditional conventions without losing the extremely polished packaging because makes it so innately compelling. This would appear to be a recipe for continued global success especially now that the focus of South Korea and its society lies with the world. Hallyu may swell or subside, but the engine for K-pop production is still running on. And from here the future for the K-pop industry looks fantastic.